Spicy Lamb Curry

This Spicy Lamb Curry really knocked my socks off … maybe I will cut back on the chilli next time!!! I am not adding any salt to my food so have reverted back to making my own spice mixes for curry’s as the ready made mixes in the store all seem to have salt. I love the process of making my own – so much fun – exploring how different a curry tastes with such minor tweaks to the ingredients. This is a great foundation and you can start exploring making your own! Spice blend ingredients: 2 teaspoons black peppercorns 2 … Continue reading Spicy Lamb Curry

Sticky Lamb Ribs

Lamb ribs were on sale last week and I have never cooked with them before. As I am on a lean budget at the moment, I grabbed some and thought I’d have a crack at a new recipe … Pre-heat the oven to 220oC 1 small brown onion 10 or so cherry tomatoes 2 garlic cloves 1 teaspoon cracked black pepper 1 teaspoon chilli flakes 1 teaspoon fennel seeds 1 teaspoon turmeric 1 tablespoon fresh or dried thyme Juice of half a lemon Wizz all the ingredients in a blender till a smooth paste. Add more chilli to the sauce … Continue reading Sticky Lamb Ribs

First Sydney Curry Paste

After some grocery shopping today with Maxine, we realised that all the pre-made curry pastes in the supermarket have sugar in them, so I felt to make one up! 4 garlic cloves 1/2 large red onion – roughly chopped 2 teaspoons dried chilli 2 teaspoons turmeric 2 teaspoons cumin seeds or ground 2 teaspoons coriander seeds or ground 15 or so curry leaves 1 star anise 2 teaspoons of fresh chopped lemongrass 2 tablespoons of water Blend all of the above in a small blender till you have a fine paste. The twist on this recipe tale is that I … Continue reading First Sydney Curry Paste